MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2014) - Healthsense, Inc., the fastest growing provider of technology-enabled care solutions for the senior care continuum, announced today that Greg Melsen has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer.
Melsen most recently served as Vice President Finance, Treasurer, and CFO of Techne Corporation, a publicly held developer and manufacturer of biotechnology products sold to biomedical researchers and clinical research laboratories. Melsen previously held senior finance positions with PLATO Learning, American Medical Systems, AVECOR Cardiovascular and PACE Analytical. Prior to that, he spent 19 years with Deloitte & Touche, including nine years as an audit partner. Melsen is also a cofounder of PlaCor, Inc., a former development-stage company with proprietary technology for measuring the effects of anti-platelet drugs.
"Healthsense has been fortunate to experience considerable growth over the past several years. Greg's proven management experience and expertise, as well as his background within the software, medical device, and biotechnology industries will significantly enhance our ability to take advantage of the many growth opportunities we have before us. We are very excited to welcome someone of Greg's caliber to our management team and we look forward to his contributions," said A.R. Weiler, Healthsense President and CEO.
Melsen, who holds a Bachelor degree from St. John's University (Collegeville, Minn.), brings 40 years of finance and management experience to his new position. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).
About Healthsense, Inc.
Healthsense, the fastest growing provider of aging services technology, provides technology-enabled care solutions for the entire senior care continuum. With a full range of remote monitoring, emergency response and wellness management solutions, Healthsense helps senior care providers, managed care organizations and accountable care organizations significantly reduce costs, increase independence and enhance caregiver and senior experiences. Built on a wireless platform, Healthsense products are scalable and enable flexible technology-enabled care designs that help communities deliver the highest quality of care for seniors and the frail elderly. Visit www.healthsense.com for more information.